Laia Birchler

Laia Birchler was born in Zürich in 2004 and grew up by Lake Zurich. She was confronted with the topics of "normal" and "being different" at an early age. In the summer of 2023, she completed her Matura with a Spanish profile at the Ramibühl Literature High School in Zürich. Her Matura thesis with the working title "Was ist schon normal" (today the publication Was brauchst Du?) was nominated for the best Matura thesis in the canton of Zürich and awarded the Preis der ehemaligen LG Schüler (VEGL).